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TaskRabbit: We'll sell ya a spot in the iPhone 5 line

If you plan on waiting in line for an iPhone 5 next week, a company is doling out spots in the queue -- for a price.

By Sep. 13, 2012

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TaskRabbit raises $17.8 million in Series B funding

Startup that helps people outsource errands raises second round of funding just seven months after its first round.

By Dec. 13, 2011

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Paying to skip iPhone 5S launch lines

Some in line for Apple's latest phones are getting paid $14 an hour to hold a spot, the PlayStation 4 gets a mobile companion app, and HP is putting Leap Motion into the Envy laptop.

By Sep. 19, 2013

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​Uber gives startups 7-minute rides to pitch Google Ventures investors

Think you have the next big idea? Uber will send an investor to your door as part of its latest marketing tactic.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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eBay to acquire global payment provider Braintree

The company will pay around $800 million for Braintree, which provides a payment system for online and mobile startup companies.

By Sep. 26, 2013

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Concierge economy takes off

Offering convenient and cheaper ways to access tailored services like ordering a private car, renting out a vacation home, or running personal errands, the "concierge economy" rose to a new level in 2012.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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How to avoid waiting in line when buying your new iPhone

These tips can help you stay sane and avoid crowds when buying Apple's latest smartphones.

By Sep. 19, 2013

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Privacy dominates tech execs' discussion at Davos

At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, tech CEOs say full privacy online is impossible.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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Airtasker: like eBay for odd jobs

Internet start-ups are a dime a dozen, even in Australia, but there's something about Airtasker that has really caught our attention.

By Feb. 29, 2012

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Twitter acquires Crashlytics crash reporting service

In a blog post today, Crashlytics announces that it is merging with Twitter, bringing its analytics tools inside the social-networking giant.

By Jan. 28, 2013